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>> and a special visit in the middle of a fierce debate. president obama, in his own backyard. >> the ball is loose. deegan stole into the end zone. >> undefeated, highlights and reactions for the redskins big win. "good morning washington" begins right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. i am scott thuman. >> i am greta kreuz, in for alison starling. we begin with traffic and weather every ten minutes. we are starting with meteorologist steve rudin. the train is gone. >> that's right. a little patchy fog to the north and west of the seemingly. it should clear up around 8:30 this morning especially western loudoun county, into a frederick
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county. cooler temperatures of to the west. 45 in elkins, west virginia. 65 at reagan national airport. it's beginning to clear to the west. 84 degrees this afternoon and breezy. we will get an update, or commute with lisa baden. northbound 95 coming out of stafford, stay to the left. northbound 95 car fire under control and garrison googled. equipment is on the scene. novis on 66. on 66.no problems no problems out of southern maryland. route 5 and route 4 looking good. a developing story from fairfax county. one person is dead after a possible home invasion late last night along the 6800 block of field master drive.
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courtney robinson is live in springfield with the latest. good morning. >> good morning. the man was found shot to death. this is a quiet neighborhood on a quiet street in orange hunt. officers are preparing to clear the scene. there is still crime tape up. officers believe this was a possible home invasion. they got a call around 10:00 then last night. it is not known if anyone is in custody. we do not believe this was a random act. they believe it was targeted. there's no threat to neighbors or anyone in the surrounding area. we are likely to get a little more information on all of this exactly what happened, what the police are saying in just couple hours. back to you. >> thank you. an animal rescue
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organizations as a d.c. police officer used excessive force when he shot and killed a dog. the dog began fighting yesterday during a street festival in adams morgan. the officer tried to separate them and one dog charged that the crowd. the officer is an experienced canine handler and shot the dog only as a last resort. police are reviewing the incident. investigators are searching for the persons who are in the houses of two police officers in calvert county. if the house of a maryland state trooper was shot at friday night and saturday morning someone fired at a st. mary's county deputy's house and vehicles. northbound on the 14th street bridge there's a new traffic pattern that went into effect minutes ago. the left shoulder is closed for the entire lenton of the 14th street bridge.
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all four lanes are being routed to the left of the construction. the left exit lane to the memorial bridge allows drivers to exit prior to the work zone. congress goes back to work today. taxes are expected to dominate the agenda. lawmakers fight over whether to extend the bush tax cuts before they expire at the end of the year. republicans want to extend them, but the white house wants tax cuts for people making over $250,000 a year expire. president obama will talk about the economy when he makes a stop in northern virginia today. you'll meet with of fairfax family at their house before holding the talks on the economy with several local families. new allegations in the d.c. mayor's race. there's a video made by an adrian fenty supporter and posted on youtube. >> if you get on a lunch van, i
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will be right here. >> workers for adrian fenty's campaign say voter told them vincent gray supporters offered to them a giant discard for a ride to and from an early voting sites. grace as he does not know who's behind the scheme. >> we have run a campaign based on character, integrity, and leadership. >> adrian fenty says it would be a flagrant violation of the law. the board of elections and u.s. attorney's office are looking into the matter. the washington post reports that cora masters barry is claiming responsibility for offering a gift cards. it is a good morning for redskins fans. >> fans are jubilant this morning. the redskins defeated bitter rivals, dallas cowboys. late last night is when it's
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finished. >> there's a flag down a 20 yard line. >> the cowboys were charged with holding on the final play of the game. the redskins came out the winners. final score, 13-7. a big effort. good for us. 61 degrees right now. >> still ahead, braxton from last night's big game over dallas. -- reaction from last night's game. >> goes to lady gaga. >> we will show you some of the most talked-about moments at last night's gmail lords -- gma awards. >> droiiiid.
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captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- demon with a little fog -- dealing with. 58 in woodbridge. winchester holding at 49 degrees. today's forecast shows high temperatures that will be 85 degrees or so. mid to upper 50s tonight. near 80 degrees tomorrow.
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let's look at the extended outlook to see what's going on in terms of the next couple days. let's look at the satellite and radar. there's a cold front will offshore. skies are beginning to clear. that is what is allowing patchy fog to develop. a look at traffic right after this. beltway travel looks great. nothing to report at the american legion bridge at wilson bridge. let's pull up a couple of cameras beginning in virginia. first of all, we are at glebe road. i got a little nervous. there was lingering road work. westbound everything is open a glebe road. if there's a traffic pattern change on the 14th street bridge. the lanes are not divided. everyone stays to the right to get across the bridge. the 270, there was a dear crash southbound. lanes are now open at west montgomery ave.
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back to you. >> thank you. in music's hottest stars this stage last night for the wards.deo music coa lor the night belongs to lady gaga. >> yes! this outfit is a little heavy. >> the bad romance single one aid awards, including best female video. she set a record with 13 nominations. rapper eminem and singer justin bieber picked up multiple awards. the most talked-about moment was the kanye west taylor swift reunion. we will show you what happened in the next half hour. moving along, 5:11, 60 degrees. >> a wi-fi upgrade, how the
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government is helping make internet a little faster. an american hiker held hostage in iran more than a year is ready to come home. a busy season in the tropics, two more named
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in our top stories on this monday morning, investigators are trying to piece together a deadly shooting in springfield, virginia. it happened last night after 10:00 in the 6800 block of field master drive. when officers arrived, they found a man shot to death. they don't think the shooting is random. adrian fenty's campaign has released a video that it alleges vincent gray campaign workers are free peoples of, did gift cards to vote. this is after allegations that a campaign van driver off for
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people rides for votes from the fenty campaign. two named storms are picking up steam in the atlantic. hurricane igor is a category 4 storm with winds at 150 miles an hour. tropical storm julia is expected to become a hurricane sometime this week. one of three american hikers held in iran more than a year could be released as early as today. two men hiking with her could be on their way to a spy trial. >> the good news came on iranian state television. the state prosecutor said that sarah shourd would be freed to do to your health, provided xipe half a million dollars in bail. >> we are encouraged by this news. >> iranian president personally
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lobbied for the woman's freedom only to have the judiciary delay the release and add a veiled demand. >> u.s. officials said the bail money will not come from the american government. if it is not clear whether sarah shourd will be pressured to go back for trial. >> nobody wants to say that two people's lives depend on her returning to the country. >> hurtt two friends may sundstrand trial for illegally entering the country, an offense punishable by years behind bars. -- her two friends may stand trial. residents in the san bruno neighbourhood of california are returning to survey the damage. nearly 50 houses destroyed, four people killed.
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because of the explosion is under investigation. colorado firefighters have another fast-moving wildfire. the blaze in loveland forced residents to flee their houses. the about 35 miles from boulder, colorado, where an aggressive all-star has burned 170 houses, and that one is 75% contained. why fine is getting a government boost and old macdonald is getting a government takeover. more powerful wi-fi could be here soon. the sec will vote later this month on rules that would "mr. broadband described as wi-fi on steroids. it will penetrate walls and never internet speeds as fast as a cable modem. the new wi-fi could begin showing up in gadgets' a year from now. researchers have made a breakthrough if developing artificial skin that can be used to create robots that are
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delicate enough to hold annette egg.ld an parents can't sing and read old macdonald with their children, listen to the song in five languages, and record their children singing. if kids are able to touch on the interactive illustrations. i am vinita nair. steve rudin is telling us that the hurricane season will be peaking. >> exactly. igor is on the move with maximum sustained winds at 150 miles an hour. tomorrow it will probably be a category five in the morning. we will keep away. we have a nice day shaping up. patchy fog is moving to the west. quiet and dry otherwise.
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55 degrees at reagan national airport. 45 degrees in elkins, west virginia. skies are clearing out nicely. fog has started to develop to the west of d.c. up to loudoun county and points west is where they have the heaviest stuff. it will dissipate by 9:00 or 10:00. visibility may be reduced to less than a half mile. take it easy heading to work or school. a frontal system to the the bus will move across the area later tonight. once it moves through, there will be sunshine and cool temperatures, reconditions today and tomorrow. let's look at the forecast, areas of morning fog, otherwise mostly sunny. 81-85 degrees. wheatland at 10-15 miles an hour. partly cloudy tonight, mid 50's- low 60's. near 80 degrees tomorrow.
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wind picking up. gusts about 20-25. cooling off nicely on wednesday. upper 70's. 80 on thursday. if the next best chance of showers is friday. 80 degrees on saturday and sunday. high temperature was 73 yesterday. the last time it was that colette reagan national was on may 19 of this year. -- was that cool was a t reagan national. >> a complication out of stafford this morning. near the exit for stafford airport. a vehicle fire is under control on northbound 95 at 610. 95 disclosed north of baltimore due to an accident involving a jackknifed tractor-trailer leaking fuel. getting into perryville, exit
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onto route 40 and get back onto the interstate. left side of the screen is northbound out of springfield, looking good. back to you. >> thank you. 5:21, 60 degrees. >> coming up, the redskins against the cowboys, the game that define sports rivalry. last night it delivered alba thrills. we have a highlights coming up. >> today, oprah winfrey's seroquel season begins with special guests are john travolta and if, and one of the biggest surprises in "the oprah show" history. today at 4:00 on abc 7.
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welcome back. it wasn't the biggest win and not the prettiest performance. >> but it was an opening night win over the famed cowboy is. the redskins' single touchdown came on this unbelievable mistake about the trouble is. gambled.oys candl deangelo hall got a score. coach shanahan is crediting the fans with the berlin. -- the win. >> the crowd was a big part of this. they made a lot of noise.
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two penalties dictated by the crowd. a couple of snap quds. -- cuts.all >> the redskins have a perfect record. the philadelphia eagles lost to green bay despite a strong come-from-behind effort with michael vick the quarterback. and the new york giants beat carolina. trinity baseball, the nationals have long been out of the postseason picture. they lost for the fifth time in a row yesterday, to the marlins. the u.s. open is under a rain delay. the men's final between rafael nadal and his opponent will be
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played today at 4:00. 5:25, 60 degrees. the news continues at 5:30. >> still ahead in the next half- hour, the end of an era begins with a big surprise. we will check out the speculation behind oprah winfrey's final season premiere. >> a twist in the d.c. mayor's race. i will have more on a who accusation against the vincent gray campaign. >> i am steve rudin in the belfort furniture weather center. there's a little patchy fog for the bus stop forecast, temperatures in the mid to upper
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live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side.
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>> straight ahead, a police officer opens fire in the middle of a crowded street festival. now a dog is dead. animal rights group crying foul. good morning, washington. it's monday, tambor 13. i am greta kreuz, in for alison starling. >> i am scott thuman. we begin with traffic and weather every ten minutes. steve rudin has a check on the forecast. >> fog not affecting the immediate area. you have to go to the north in frederick county and montgomery county. areas of heavy fog. not going to amount to much. visibility at about half mile. fog listing at 8:00 or 9:00 this morning. a lot of sunshine in store. 45 degrees right now in elkins, west virginia. 64 degrees at the airport.
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57 in hagerstown. there's a cold front from yesterday that's well offshore. skies beginning to clear. that is the reason for the fog. a little warmer today than yesterday. yesterday's high of 73 at reagan national. 81-85 this afternoon under mostly sunny skies. the wind will start to pick up at 10-15. small craft advisory in effect for the chesapeake bay later this afternoon and into the early evening. the forecast for tonight, temperatures in the mid to upper 50s-low 60's under partly cloudy skies. cooler tomorrow near 80 degrees with still lots of sunshine. the wind will start to diminish late in the day. temperatures will cool off even more on wednesday. let's get an update on a rush- hour commuter with lisa baden. on the inbound 14th street bridge all lanes are moving to
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the right. there is no longer lane divide. they are not finished yet. it will be a little smoother now across the potomac river. no troubles in maryland along 270. the beltway looks good all the way around. back to you. >> thank you. 5:30, we begin with a developing story out of springfield. a deadly shooting and the hunt for suspects. fairfax county police found the man's body late last night on the 6800 block of field master drive. that is where courtney robinson is live this morning with the latest. >> it is not clear if fairfax county officers have anyone in custody for the shooting. the shooting happened at 68 cent drive.d master officers are still working to clear the stcene. it is a quiet street. it was a possible home invasion
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according to police. the call came in around 10:00 sent last night. it's not known if anyone is in custody. this was not a random attack. they believe this was not targeted at neighbors or anyone in the surrounding area. this is the orange hunt area of springfield. citizens are not in danger. according to get more information from fairfax county officers. we will bring that to you as soon as we can. in other news, an animal rescue organizations is that a d.c. police officer used excessive force when he shot and killed a dog during a street festival. it happened yesterday in adams morgan. two dogs began fighting. sources tell us the officer tried to separate them when one dog bit him and been charged at the crowd. if the officer is an experienced canine handler. he shot the dog on as a last resort.
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police are investigating. police are looking for a man approached and 11-year-old girl in rocklin in a wooded area near beall elementary school. a man dressed in black wearing a ski masks approached her and she was not hurt. >> she started to run away. he followed her a short distance and then stopped. if this area has a pass and a creek and the event. it is behind a soccer field. -- this area as a path. >> the girl reported the incident to occur mother. police did not find anyone. the principal did send out a letter alerting parents. some important news for people driving to d.c. on the 14th street bridge. there's a new traffic pattern in effect because of construction work. the left shoulder is going to be closed the entire length of the bridge.
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all four lanes are being routed to the right of the construction barriers. the left exit lane to the memorial bridge still allows motorists to exit prior to the work zone. congress returns to capitol hill for what could be a contentious few weeks of work. lawmakers are expected to fight over extending the bush tax cuts which will expire at the end of the year. republicans want to extend them, but the white house wants to let the tax cuts for those making over to a hundred $50,000 a year expire.-- over $250,ooo. president obama will visit of fairfax county family and then will visit with several local families, talking about the economy. there are more accusations of campaign workers purchasing votes. kathy park is joining us live from northwest with details on
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the growing controversy. >> good morning. the back-and-forth continues. last week a fenty campaign driver was accused of offering young voters $100 a day in exchange for votes. the tables have turned. the accusations are against the vincent gray campaign following a video that surfaced this weekend. the latest video drawing even more attention in the d.c. mayoral race in its final stretch. >> can i get a giant gift card if i vote? a fenty supporter confronts an unidentified woman as to where she could get her giant gift cards. >> if you get on our van, and go vote, and get back on, i will be right here. >> who do i have to vote for -- gray? >> no, we are bipartisan. >> the gift card was not exchanged in the video. vincent gray says that his campaign has done nothing wrong.
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>> we have run a campaign based on character, integrity, and leadership. >> fenty said the information has been passed along to the board of elections. >> the board of elections is looking into it, the person was not affiliated with my campaign, the person was looking for payoffs. >> cora masters barry, the estranged wife of marion barry is claiming responsibility for the gift card give away. she denies any ties to either of the campaigns. she said she paid for the gift cards out of for on pocket as a way to encourage voters to come out tomorrow. live in northwest, kathy park. prince george's county executive jack johnson makes known who he thinks should succeed him. he's endorsing prince george's
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county sheriff michael jackson in tuesday's democratic primary. he says that jackson stands head and shoulders above the other candidates with his leadership. 61 degrees, 5:35 on this monday. >> redskins fans are celebrating quinn this season -- a win this season. >> taylor swift and kanye west face-to-face at last night's gma's. face-to-face at last night's gma's.
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and the 60-day handshake lives on, that five-finger bond that communicates trust, honor, follow-through, and follow-up. it's a promise that says go ahead and buy a ram 1500 or a heavy duty without a payment for 60 days. and if it doesn't do everything you ask it to do... bring it back. ram.
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we are at audi headquarters, a global sponsor of best buddies. >> good morning, washington. we have temperatures holding in the upper 50's-low 60's across the area. cool air off to the west. that is why we have a little patchy fog in front royal, stephens city. 62 degrees downtown. 58 in woodbridge. today's forecast, nothing to complain about.
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high around 81-85. morning fog will begin to clear by 8:00 or 9:00 this morning off to the west of d.c. sign today and tomorrow. the wind will pick up tomorrow as a frontal system across the area. wind gusts of around 20-25 miles an hour. now to lisa baden. northbound 95 is close to both of baltimore with a crash after the perryville exit. traffic is forced to exit from the interstate 95 maryland on to the on toto route 40. -- to route 40. relatively smooth outer frederick into montgomery county. 295 at the 14th street bridge, they have changed the traffic pattern so all traffic is moving to the left. there is no longer the lane divide. back to you. >> thank you. 60 degrees outside.
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>> coming up, taylor swift and biggestest use mtv's night to bury the hatchet. >> after all, this is my 26th season. >> excitement building for oprah's swan song, what the fans can expect today from the season premiere. >> a search for answers after premiere. >> a search for answers after last week's deadly ♪ [ female announcer ] bursting with mouth-watering real fruit
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checking our top stories on this monday morning. investigators are trying to figure out what led to a deadly shooting in springfield just after 10:00 last night in the 6800 block of field master drive. when officers arrived, they found a man had been shot to death. they don't believe the shooting was random. d.c. mayor adrian fenty's
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campaign has released a video it alleges shows workers for council chair vincent gray's campaign offering people supermarket gift cards for votes. this follows allegations that fenty's campaign driver offered people rides for votes. cora masters barry, the estranged wife of marion barry, is claiming responsibility for offering a gift cards. residents of the california explosion have returned home to survey the damage. a pipeline is being headed to d.c. to be examined by investigators. oprah winfrey is kicking off for 25th and final farewell season this afternoon. she claims to have an unforgettable surprise. we spoke with fans about what they think she might have in store.
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>> she is back, but this time it is oprah winfrey's final farewell season. >> after all, this really is my 25th season. >> in the very first show, -- >> this is my last chance to do something big. [applause] >> she is promising one of the biggest surprises in the history of "the oprah winfrey show". >> it cannot be a car. >> i think it's going to be something for more than just one person. >> probably for dole audience. audience. >> $3 million for every person. >> give everyone a job in her empire. >> it cannot be an automobile. >> i'm thinking money. it is 25 years, so maybe $25
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million to the happy winner. >> maybe president obama. maybe he will appear. >> some fans have their requests. >> i want a house and car. >> if you would like to give me a trip to africa, above its. -- i would love it. >> stay tuned to abc 7 at 4:00 this afternoon for the surprise. more metro passengers will hit the roads this morning. 99 diesel powered buses taken off the streets last week are back in service. they were pulled so that workers could repair all hydraulic pump that was to blame for as far in springfield last week. metro is asking montgomery o exempted from steep taxes. that could cost it nearly $3
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million this year. metro says it is "exempt from all taxes legally imposed on it." a county sports person says that claim is ridiculous. d.c. teachers know how they can qualify for performance based pay raises under their new contract. teachers getting the best evaluations will get raises. those ranks highly effective may be eligible for one-time bonus of up to $25,000. teachers maintaining the ranking could see their pay increase $26,000 a year. time for traffic and weather every ten minutes. steve rudin, it was beautiful yesterday. >> 72 degrees for the high temperature yesterday, yesterday was the coolest day since may 19. >> no air-conditioner, windows open instead.
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>> let's look at what is going on outside. the first one is no was vc ad wtop radio, 61 degrees. dew point in the upper 50s. that's why it is a little foggy. in annapolis, 61 degrees. there's no wind chill factor of their or heat index. 48 degrees. a cool start to this monday morning in winchester. temperatures will rebound nicely during the mid morning and afternoon. 64 degrees at reagan national. elkins, west virginia is 45 degrees. skies are starting to clear. fog is beginning to develop, especially off to the west. loudoun county, frederick county, northern adamec county. half mile visibility in montgomery. -- foggy in loudoun county,
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frederick county, and northern montgomery county. lots of sunshine expected today. rain showers expected in upper new england. no rain in our local forecast at least until friday. mostly sunny this afternoon. 81-85 degrees. partly cloudy tonight. mid to upper 50s-low 60's with wind out of the west. near 80 tomorrow. breezy conditions under mostly sunny skies. let's get an update on the rush hour commute with lisa baden. it is a good morning as far as beltway travel. metrorail is on normal service system wide. pretty good on route 4, pretty good on route 5. getting the green light it between annapolis and cheverly. baltimore washington parkway looks good close to chome.
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i want to look at 66 and 95. yellow arrows because the volume is increasing. the geico camera shows we're moving at speed . the headlights on a southbound at germantown. back to you. >> thank you. we remember what happened last year. i did not see last night, but we will tell you about taylor swift and kanye west, when they had a big thing last year. they buried the hatchet last night in a very public manner. >> ♪ >> the two stars sang songs to each other during last night's mtv music awards. he hijacked the stage from taylor swift last year in an excessive speeds.
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the critics are writing their separate but equal emotional performances provided resolution to the incident. the performance is also completely overshadowed the show's other moments, including lady gaga's 8 awards. >> glad to see them working it out. joey chestnut has recovered after his recent loss. os ate 47 garridos -- burrit in 10 minutes. winning $1,500. >> it is disgusting. i get sick looking at it. today marks a video game milestone. "super mario" is 25 years old.
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december 13, 1985 was its debut. >> i remember "astroids" and the "space invaders." >> pac man was the one i remember. >> 60 degrees outside. >>
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an exciting night at fedex field as the redskins faced their longtime rivals, the
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dallas cowboys. >> the fans were there hours before the game, the rest of the season. it got off to let start. a lot of anticipation about the game. -- got off to a wet start. >> there's no hair pulling or scratching. >> i come back every year for the game from south carolina. with bruce allen coming on board, we have a good chance this year. >> redskins fans were not disappointed last night. they ended up beating dallas 13- 7. >> great for them. >> a lot more to come in the second hour. >> coming up, a tribute to survivors at ground zero. we will explain the connection to the site involving trees.
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we are following a developing story in springfield. a man found shot to death in his house. officers say it's a possible home
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a developing story in fairfax county, a possible home invasion ends with one man dead. >> and a special visit in the middle of a fierceeb